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98 Days ’til 40: Leaves on Asphalt

15 Nov

 

Another sign of autumn……  I love it when the leaves pile up.  I must confess, when I was a young child I would look for those freshly raked piles of leaves on the lawns of my neighbors…..  AND, I MUST confess, it is possible that, as a young child, I accidentally (on purpose) altered the states of those said leave piles……  by jumping, squealing with delight, and tossing them into the air.  What great fun for me, and somehow the neighbors never caught me!  (Note to all of my former neighbors, I apologize profusely!)

Today, 98 days ’til 40, I am reminded of one of those special childhood moments – playing in the autumn leaves!

~400daystil40

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24 responses to “98 Days ’til 40: Leaves on Asphalt

  1. wartica

    November 15, 2012 at 00:16

    There is nothing better than that crisp, cold air and various shades of leaves to top to off; glad someone else likes it as much as me:))

     
  2. buckwheatsrisk

    November 15, 2012 at 00:36

    i remember that, but i also remember jumping in those piles to discover dog…oh never mind! lol

     
  3. Melia Alexander

    November 15, 2012 at 06:04

    What a fun memory!

     
  4. sakuraandme

    November 15, 2012 at 07:06

    You naughty girl! *laughing* x

     
  5. sued51

    November 15, 2012 at 15:05

    And there is something about the earthy smell when you are in a pile of leaves…

     
  6. Another Thousand Words

    November 15, 2012 at 17:59

    Haven’t seen a huge pile around here, 400…and last time I did that I was in my mid-30s! Would love to, again…I did find a rather small 3″ high pile at the neighbors, and crunched through, kicking them everywhere! They were gone the next day :( !!!

     
    • 400daystil40

      November 18, 2012 at 22:22

      :( but that crunching must have been so much fun!

       
  7. mskatykins

    November 15, 2012 at 18:16

    Love it, 400! :)

    Crunchy leaves are quite delicious. Unfortunately, here in Scotland, they have reached that squelchy stage. They’re slippy and gooey.

    *Psst! I don’t think anyone’s looking – go on, you know you want to jump in those leaves right now! I dare you… I double dare you!!! :) *

     
    • 400daystil40

      November 18, 2012 at 22:21

      Yes, I do not like the gooey stage….. but I need to definitely find the crunchy pile to leap into!

       
  8. ssgt leslie

    November 15, 2012 at 22:46

    since the two major storms blew threw brooklyn, we have more than enough leaves on the ground. good luck

     
    • 400daystil40

      November 18, 2012 at 22:20

      I need to go there to play….

       
      • ssgt leslie

        December 5, 2012 at 19:43

        more than welcome to play in our playground, anytime.

         
  9. knitxpressions

    November 16, 2012 at 04:36

    hahaha…sounds like something I will do even now, but when no one’s watching of course =P Anyway, I just want to let you know that I’ve nominated you for the Liebster Award: http://knitxpressions.com/2012/11/15/a-liebster-award/ I have really enjoyed reading your blog and reflections. You need not accept it of course but do know that I really think your blog deserves a lot of credit =) Have a lovely Friday!!

     
    • 400daystil40

      November 18, 2012 at 22:19

      Wow, thank you so much for the compliment! I really appreciate it! What a pleasure! :)

       
  10. Julie

    November 16, 2012 at 23:17

    You are never too old to play in a pile of leaves.

     
  11. Josephine T

    November 18, 2012 at 09:42

    The bane of the neighbours, but the beauty of children’s playfulness … =)

     

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